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Looking For 'Oxygen,' Small Papers Erect Digital Pay Walls

The Washington Post and the San Francisco Chronicle are the latest big newspapers embracing a pay model for Web content that had been free. But around the country, more small papers, like the Chinook Observer in Washington state, have also started charging for their digital content in a bid for economic survival.
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Remembering Journalist Anthony Lewis

Anthony Lewis, former reporter and columnist for The New York Times, died Monday at the age of 85. NPR's Neal Conan remembers the Pulitzer Prize winner, and listens back to a conversation with Lewis about his career and the stories he covered, just after his retirement in 2002.
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Anthony Lewis, Journalist Who Transformed Supreme Court Coverage, Dies

A longtime reporter, columnist and bureau chief for The New York Times, Lewis gained fame for his coverage of the court in the 1960s.
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Drawing Artistic Inspiration From C-SPAN's Talking Heads

Michael McCutcheon draws sketches of C-SPAN's morning guests and posts them on his website. The 73-year-old retiree says he isn't particularly interested in the guests, but simply does it to occupy his morning hours.
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Joe Weider, Fitness Icon And Mr. Olympia Creator, Dies At 93

Weider's publicist, Charlotte Parker, told The Associated Press that the bodybuilder, publisher and promoter died of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley.
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Campus Newspapers

College newspapers have long kept students, faculty and staff in the know about what's happening on campus. Some have adapted quickly to the new media landscape, while others are still working out how to navigate shifting business models...

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HBO: Programming Could Be Sold Directly Through Internet Providers

The television network's CEO, Richard Plepler, says the company is mulling over a move that could end-run the cable companies.
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Not Doing So 'Boffo,' 'Daily Variety' Drops Print Edition

Showbiz info is everywhere now, making it harder to sustain Hollywood's slang-filled must-read as a daily print publication. The magazine printed its last daily this week but will continue online and in a weekly edition. Cultural historian Neil Gabler explains why this shift is significant.

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